Mieg, Ludwig Christian
Mieg, Ludwig Christian a German Reformed theologian, was born August 20, 1668, at Heidelberg, and received his education at his native place and at Basle, where he defended his dissertation "De regulis communicationis motus." In 1689, during the French war, when Heidelberg was destroyed, he was vicar of the French congregation at Manheim. Later he made a voyage through the Netherlands, and returned in 1691 to Heidelberg, and was appointed professor of Greek, and minister of the Reformed congregation at Rinteln. In 1694 he was made professor of ecclesiastical history at Marburg, and in 1697 professor of theology. He returned in 1706 to Heidelberg as ecclesiastical counsellor, professor of divinity, and first minister of the church of the Holy Ghost; resigned his, place in 1730, and died January 19, 1740. His most noted works are, Diss. de regulis communicationis motus (Basle, 1685, 4to): — Theses historico-practicos ex historia et vita Abrahami desumtae (Marburg, 1696, 4to): — Diss. historica, qua A.
Pagii sententia de occasione Apologiarum a veteris ecclesiae doctoribus conscriptarum examinatur (ibid. 1696, 4to): — Diss. theologica de terrore Dei (ibid. 1699, 4to): — Disquisitio theologica de perspicuitate et universalitate institutionis naturalis. ad Ps 19:4-5 (ibid. 1699, 4to): — Diss. theologico-philologica I et II de cura pauperum apud Hebraeos (ibid. 1700, 4to): — Theses theologicae de traditionibus (ibid. 1700, 4to): — Diss. de propheta promisso, Deuteronomy 18:15, contral D. Hugueminum (ibid. 1704, 4to): — Oratio de providentia divina circa nascentem Univers. Heidelberg. cum elencho Professor. Heidelberg. (ibid. 1770, 4to). See Doring, Gelehrte Theol. Deutschlands, s.v.